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Quick cocktail recipes

40 Recipes

Our speedy and sophisticated cocktail recipes are perfect if you're throwing a party. Whip up a fruity punch or a classic tipple in a matter of minutes.

Cosmopolitan cocktail

5

(1 rating)

Lipsmackingly sweet-and-sour, the Cosmopolitan cocktail of vodka, cranberry, orange liqueur and citrus is a good time in a glass. Perfect for a party
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bicyclette cocktail

0

(0 ratings)

This white wine cocktail is made with the classic bitter, Campari - add wedges of lemon for a refreshing fruity hit
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Caipirinha

5

(1 rating)

Enjoy a refreshing caipirinha at a summer barbecue or party. This classic cocktail is made with cachaça, lime and sugar. Serve with fresh wedges of lime
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mojito pitcher

5

(1 rating)

Make a jug of refreshing mojitos to share, so you can spend more time with your guests. Try our three twists on this classic cocktail, too
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Dark & stormy cocktail

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(3 ratings)

Combine dark rum, ginger ale and citrus to make a classic dark & stormy. Once you've mastered the cocktail favourite, try our three twists.....
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet Manhattan cocktail

0

(0 ratings)

If you're a whiskey lover, you'll love this sweet Manhattan, made with whiskey, vermouth and bitters. Serve with a maraschino cherry and a twist of lemon...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Elderflower & champagne cocktail

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Mix elderflower cordial, gin, lychee juice and lemon bitters with chilled champagne to make this superb cocktail that tastes like summer all year round
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

French 75 cocktail

5

(1 rating)

Love gin and champagne? Combine the two in this classic cocktail with lemon, which is sure to be a hit at any celebration. Garnish with a strip of lemon zest
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

New old fashioned cocktails

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(0 ratings)

Savour good whiskey in a classic spicy, sweet and aromatic old fashioned – or try one of three neat twists. Gentle stirring is important so the drink doesn't dilute too quickly...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Piña colada

4.5

(10 ratings)

A tropical blend of rich coconut cream, white rum and tangy pineapple - serve with an umbrella for kitsch appeal
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Classic snowball

4

(2 ratings)

Serve a classic snowball at Christmas for your guests. With advocaat, lemonade and ice, it's the ultimate retro cocktail to celebrate the festive season...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Martini

5

(1 rating)

Our version of the ultimate classic cocktail is stirred, not shaken. Serve your martini with a twist of lemon, or an olive
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Mojito recipe

4.75

(4 ratings)

Mix this classic cocktail for a party using fresh mint, white rum, sugar, zesty lime and cooling soda water. Play with the quantities to suit your taste
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Pomegranate rosemary spritzer

0

(0 ratings)

This deep pink Prosecco cocktail with savoury herbal notes is a really simple way to add sparkle to your dinner party drinks
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Bellini

3.5

(2 ratings)

A classy cocktail served in an elegant flute - this simple combination of peach purée and Prosecco makes a great start to any celebration
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Whisky highball

3

(1 rating)

Try this take on the whisky highball cocktail, with mint leaves, sparkling water and a lemon garnish to make the most of the classic flavours
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Mai tai

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(0 ratings)

A traditional cocktail with both dark and white rum, vibrant grenadine, triple sec, almond syrup, lime and a retro cherry garnish
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Peach & rose fizz

5

(1 rating)

A simple chilled Prosecco cocktail made with fresh juice and rosewater
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Classic G&T

5

(1 rating)

Want to know the secret to a great G&T? It's not just the gin but lots of ice which melts slower than a few cubes thrown in, to stop it diluting too quickly...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gin fizz

4.5

(2 ratings)

Mix a sparkling gin fizz cocktail (or two) for when you're entertaining. With just a handful of ingredients you can create a refreshing drink that evokes summer...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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